Here are the Rangers and Blue Jays lineups for Game 5 of the ALDS in Toronto:
SP Cole Hamels
Adrian Beltre will play through a back injury, with Hanser Alberto again on standby at third base if things go poorly. Beltre and Prince Fielder have flipped in the batting order, with Beltre now hitting cleanup. Josh Hamilton moves up one spot in the batting order despite looking pretty bad during the first four games of the series. Chris Gimenez gets the start behind the plate over Robinson Chirinos.
Standard lineup versus a left-hander, with Chris Colabello starting at first base and batting fifth in front of Troy Tulowitzki. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons clearly preferred Marcus Stroman over David Price in Game 5 all along, which no doubt played a part in his using Price for 50 pitches in a Game 4 mop-up role to basically make him unavailable today. Aaron Loup also may be unavaible, which would leave Toronto with zero lefty relievers against a lefty heavy Texas lineup.